The Office of Inspector General has restated its recommendation to The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that they should match Medicaid reimbursement rates for HME to Medicare rates.
Lowered reimbursement rates could result in approximately $30.1 million in potential savings for states and the federal government, according to the OIG.
CMS concurred with the OIG’s recommendation. The agency says it has sought legislative authority to make the changes but additional congressional action is needed.
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